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the 42- kilometer distance to athens with news of the victory. at the local museum, the marathon's legacy is omnipresent. more modern-day hellenistic heroes have also been demoralize here. for instance, marathon runner who won the first olympic marathon in 1896. >> exactly like the car which they gave to the winner. >> at the eight-kilometer mark, there are remnants. the last gi's withdrew here in the 1890's. and-american sentiment has a long tradition in greece, and the country's entry into nato was not without controversy, but today, the deputy mayor remembers the advantages to having a foreign military presence here. many young people had jobs at the military base. many americans lived outside and vented flats' in town here. sometimes there were even weddings, and some of our young women ended up going to america. >> at the 11-kilometer mark, we find the vineyard of spiro scarlatina is, who says that this kind of grave was being made here as far back as the battle against the persians, but even a victorious past like that is of little avail to the winegrower -- this kind of grape. >> w
gas. from athens. >> in greece, good news is hard to come by but the deposits of natural gas and oil that geologists' lie waiting to be found. a report by germany posted a which a bank says that if proven, this could eventually be worth hundreds of billions of dollars. the only energy extraction company currently produces just enough oil to stay afloat from a single existing fields in the sea. with help, things could be very different. >> we need oil and gas companies to come to greece to work together with us. we know the country. we know the geology. corporations would be very welcome to open of the parts of greece and hopefully find the big oil and gas fields that will make the difference. >> it is a tantalizing prospect. there's a pay a fortune. it could exist naturally in abundant quantities also been the country's grass. a tantalizing prospect but years away from producing any tangible benefit. >> we will have an indication following the explanation. it is off the possible positions, magnitude, constitution. >> fortunes have been made by shipping magnate on the surface of the b
athens street, you have a beautiful community garden there, at athens and avalon that will be dedicated in a couple of weeks now. we have a new neighbor organization, they will be honored tomorrow at the neighborhood empowerment summit. we are seeing a real physical transformation of what is happening in district 11. it is significant because i think the change cost from not what happens to us but we did together to create change. change is inevitable. we can control it ourselves. and what ideas we can share with one another to make them our ideas and our world and our vision for the city that is what. is happening in district 11. we have community-based organizations that have done a lot of work responding to neighborhood needs, holding neighborhood summit we had a summit on a homicide that happened recently and dedicated real resources for these efforts. the online community collaborative, also started the community grants program, and that is being emulated in other parts of district 11 and also district 6 and in other places of san francisco, the great model to ma
capital, athens. we did not do it much just as we came to at midnight but the fireworks are under way. it is a country in the deep crypts of austerity budget is perhaps the greeks for getting the financial woes of the country for a few hours. let's leave this beautiful scenes in aphids and go back to the continuing saga on capitol hill. steve kingston is following develops -- following developments. >> both sides are expressing cautious optimism that the framework appears to be in place. president obama said at an agreement was in sight but not dead yet. there is a republican senate, but mcconnell, taking the lead directly with vice-president joe biden on the phone. mr. mcconnell said the two parties were very close to an agreement. they were close to an agreement on the tax side that would avert tax rises before the vast majority of americans at midnight here tonight. what they are still talking about is the spending side. the question is what happens -- do they get deferred or delayed? still arguing over that period there is optimism the deal is emerging that if we do get it, rememb
. they have become real racists, and they want us to go. >> he had thought that athens would be his gateway to the european union, but the dream did not last long. we join him for his last two days in greece. he now knows that asylum seekers here receive no help from the state, and processing the application can take years. that leaves a lot of refugees with no documentation. another man waited for five years to process this application after he escaped from the taliban. this is how he lived in greece -- schering cramped quarters with three others with no windows -- sharing cramped quarters with three others with no windows. now all he wants to do is go back home. >> the people back home are expecting me to return a rich man. i borrowed money to escape, and i cannot pay it back. back then, i fled from the taliban. now, i will have to explain that. i am frightened for my life. >> the afghan refugee has a life here, but not much of one. he has had to rely on his friends, but they do not have much, either. instant coffee is the main staple, and they only get to eat on a good day. their only so
. double digits in athens as well as madrid. here is the extended forecast. >>> that concludes this edition of "newsline." thanks very much for joining us.
gambling cover in savannah, police protective houses in athens, elections fraud in the county, truck stops in rome, the mills in south georgia, state payroll padding, embezzlement of tax funds, confects for private work, nepotism from purchasing schemes such as the state board of leaks with no water. [laughter] on i could go on. many of these expos ase took place during the griffin administration which president carter can attest notoriously corrupt. they had never stolen so much. but ronald griffin was kind of day for giving sort of croak. quite a few years later she and jack and other reporters were drinking and marvin griffin said to jack you know how use to think every time i would see him walking into a press conference was a notebook, and jack said what? he said i used to think with that beady eye son of a bitch has on me today. [laughter] she used to pursue the story for the "l.a. times," and he was always -- i think we have to watch our time here so i just going to end by saying how happy i am that this book is published because she had such a wonderful career in washington it tend
is athens. i was born and raised in greece. over the last two and a half years watching what was a warm and welcoming city, for me, turning angry, turning at times extremely violent, with moments feeling like it was a war zone. and that's not just been in athens. >> if you look at southern europe, if you look at greece, there are demonstrations almost every day. if you look at spain, now more recently in italy, also a lot of demonstrations on the street. so unfortunately, i mean, different countries, people in different countries react different ways. and when people demonstrate too much on the streets, certainly it complicates very, very significantly the job of the government to try to sort out the situation. >> we've seen the same scenes in madrid. we've seen the same scenes in lisbon. essentially what you're seeing is just increasing anger because taxpayers know that they will have to foot the bill for this one. and also they feel that they've been continuously, chronically, criminally misrepresented by their governments. a feeling of frustration that i feel is global and citizens a
this home on athens street this morning. officials investigating whether it may have started when someone tried to tap in a gas line. firefighters battled it more than an hour to contain claims. view kroouz dug onto the street to close off the receivered gas line. >> the chief probation officer who was currently being investigated for child pornography possession has retired. the 61-year-old left the position today, he's been on paid administrative leave since december 21. authorities would not say what he did to trig tlaer investigation. the postal service is assisting the fbi in this case. >> a party boat that crashed into rocks will set sail again. the rocks nearly sunk the neptune. the ship and 22 people were saved by the coast guard. since then, crews have been pachg her up, polishing wood work. the neptune will relaunch for celebrations this saturday, january 5th. >> back in a moment. >> countdown is on! >> biggest new year's >>> coming up at 6:00, it's in the bag. residents who are about to see big changes when hitting check out stand tomorrow. >> making a call to help u.s. troops,
gathered in athens sunday for a very chilly tradition on the christian feast day of the epiphany. a priest throws in a cross into the waters. divers dive in to recover the resurrection. sure does look cold. >>> one medieval tradition let up the night in estonia. this tradition started in medieval times by merchant workers to mark the end of winter celebrations -- i was looking at the makeup. dancers circle the tree and wishes for the new year are hidden inside before tree goes up in flames. >>> in germany the term slippery slope has a literal meaning. around 90 teams gathered to participate in the annual bavarian sled racing championship. teams of four race down more than half a mile of icy slope at speeds up to 55 miles per hour. i would be worried about that sled. the traditional sleds here once used for transporting wood were inspired by the horns of mountain goats. >> that's almost like olympic style tobaggoning. >> time now for an early look at the stories we'll follow right here. u.s. supreme court justice will return to the bench this morning. oral arguments are set to resume for th
athens. >> the former finance minister will not have been surprised at the are, of the thursday vote, the motion to subject him to in korea has come from the governing coalition itself. earlier, he accepted a share of political responsibility for the mishandling of the lagaurd list, but he said he is being made a scapegoat. " i am the victim of an effort to incriminate me. >> the claims against him are criminal. if charges are brought, he could go to jail. he denies allegations he tampered with the list to remove the names of his own. he insists the list could have been better handled by the government. this is julie is saying he should not go down alone. -- he is essentially saying he should not go down alone. >> parties on the right and left agreed. they have submitted motions for others. the result is an ever deepening public mistrust of the mainstream parties will support for parties on both extremes likely to grow. the list was intended to help greeks recoup tax revenue. it could reap political crisis instead. >> australia's most notorious outlaw and folk hero will finally get a
." >> merkel -- merkel is praising athens' austerity drive and says the entire european union faces difficulty in the months ahead to overcome differences. >> a wet and blustery berlin awaited the greek prime minister. he was in the german capital awaiting a conference organized by the newspaper, but he also dropped in on chancellor merkel for what were described as informal talks. samaras said greece was still doing all it could to get its economic house in order. >> in greece, we are making enormous effort and great sacrifices to get things back on the right track. we are doing everything we can to regain our credibility -- credibility with the other european nations and with the markets. >> the german chancellor believes the only way for greece to get its credibility back is far-reaching reforms. that has made her the target of many anti-austerity demonstrations in greece. there was no mention of that in berlin -- just a reminder from merkel that germany's pockets are not bottomless. >> we, too, must do everything we can to make sure our economy grows so that people's jobs are safe. >> both
to the patriarch. >> in greece, celebrations at the greek orthodox church near the capital athens. swimmers there also hoping to catch a large, gold cross. a tradition that's believed to bring simmers good luck. in russia midnight masses under way in moscow's cathedral of christ the savior. in egypt, christmas celebrations are being led by the country's new pope. how he's used the occasion to urge all egyptians toned their protest and work on rebuilding the country. he said the church still has concerns about the new constitution. >> thank you so much for talking to us. let me begin by asking you, what is your message to the community on this crearks your first christmas after being ordained as pope? >> firstly happy new year and merry christmas. translator: the most important is one of happiness. the world today needs to get happy, especially here in egypt. >> what is your message to the egyptian people as a whole? translator: the same message but i would like to add that we need stability in egypt, especially after two years have passed since the revolution. we need a new beginning. we ne
, but no such worries here, because the only rockets on show gave color. and a display in athens. the highlights, the classical architecture. but it also highlighted the modern greek economic predicament. in contrast, cities across china seemed to spare no expense. >> happy new year! >> in fact, the chinese new year is still six weeks away. but all the same, but people in shanghai watched as their harbor was turned into an area of pyrotechnics. in australia, this was the scene in sydney as the clock struck midnight. australians pride themselves at having the best in new year's eve festivities in the world. but, perhaps, even they were out shown by this. in dubai, there was an almost incandescent light show. it will b
the new year with new anti-austerity strikes. >> another year, another strike. transport workers in athens are unhappy with pay cuts. this debt ridden country continues its struggle. 2013 promises more pain. the currency is still in danger, but perhaps it might be off the critical list. after europe in list summits, problems are being addressed. mario groggy vowed to underwrite the euro, whatever it takes -- mario draghi. the esm is up and running with the far wall and there is a move toward banking union. yet across europe, forecasters see little sign of an economic fall. nine of the 17 states will fill the chilling effects of recession. even here in germany, prospects for growth look pretty frigid. elsewhere, it will be much worse. unemployment is growing with all the anger and desperation it brings. in italy, they are taking a plunge, too. a wobbly economy further threatened by elections in february and the prospect of an unlikely political comeback. here in the u.k. there are still fondly remembering the specter of the queen's jubilee and they successfully stage olympics. but good econ
demonstrating in anti fascist rally in athens. immigrant groups and students and workers unions participated. they came together to protest racist violence after a string of attacks. earlier, hundred of people marched behind the coffin of a pakistani man was stabbed to death friday. >>> the spanish prime minister promised to crack down on corrupt officials in his party. there were protest outside of the ruling popular party headquarters overnight, following revelations the former party treasurer at up to $29 million and a swiss bank account. he stepped down in 2010 when it justices began to investigate a scandal involving kickbacks to contractors. >>> bulgarian police arrested a man who pointed a gun at a turkish minority party leader at a speech of the national party conference. the 25-year-old approached the minority leader and held a gas pistol to his head. he was quickly disarmed by security guards, who wrestled him to the ground and arrested him. >>> he speaks english with a scottish accent and he got married in a kilt, but dave mcalister is the regional premier not of scotland but of g
as a memorial to terrorists. in greece, two security guards were injured when the a bomb exploded outside athens and the bank of closed. the center was evacuated. to enter people were led to safety after warning calls were made to local media. more than 1000 protesters took to the streets demanding the resignation of the president of jordan. the constitution limits the president to five years. presidential elections are due in october. they plan to make a criminal offense to force anyone to marry in england. the finding and prosecuting of parents could be easier said than done. as part our series focusing on women, we have a report on the effort to end forced marriages. >> here is what teenagers get taught in school in london nowadays, how to spot if one of your friends is being put into a forced marriage. this campaigner and a charity trying to get children from any racial background to understand how important is this. >> we can be sensitive to any particular group. this should be against the law and will be against a loss in and it needs to be stamped out. >> this woman was taken to turkey by
in vienna. athens, 16 degrees forecast for your tuesday. here is the extended forecast. >>> once again, our lead story. seven japanese workers have been confirmed dead in algeria. prime minister abe received confirmation from the parliamentary vice prime minister at a task force meeting in tokyo. he was sent to algeria to determine the fate of workers from engineering firm jgc corporation. also, algerian prime minister says 37 hostages from eight countries have been killed by islamic militants. we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
that it's very warm. athens 16 degrees and lisbon at 13. here is the extended forecast. >>> one more story, looking from a penguins eye view. they have film what penguins see in their every day life by attaching video cameras to their backs. researchers from the national institute of polar research in tokyo used micro mini video camer cameras. they are about two centimeters in diameter. scientists attached them to 14 penguins from 2010 to 2011. you can see them swimming beneath icebergs. they swim after prey and capture them quickly. the footage confirms that a daily penguin feeds on fish and krill. they have praised the results. >> when you get these video images it's no lger stor it's real. in some cases we go we were right. our story was right. japan has become a major player in the international arena of biologging. >> the japanese team warn that penguin habitat may shrink further if global warming speeds up the melting of icebergs. that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo.
. athens, minus 15 degrees. and expect to sink a little bit. and 1 degree in london, plenty of snow in the british isles. let's leave you with the extended forecast. >>> people are mourning the loss of a renowned japanese film director. the crowd gathered at a temple in tokyo to say good-bye. oshima died last tuesday of pneumonia. he was 80. about 700 people attended the funeral. he was farewelled with the theme music from "merry christmas mr. lawrence," one of his best known films. the altar was designed in the style of the ceremony, also an oshima film. decorated with about 5,300 white flowers, the favorite hat and scarf were placed inside his coffin. >>> and we'll we back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
of africa, this area is very unstable. thunderstorms could be popping up. 11 degrees. athens at 15. looking at 2 degrees for your high here. i'll move back for your extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. do stay with us.
over her towards athens. where it is the darkest, that is where we will see localized flooding. up here it will be cold. in berlin, a high temperature only at eight to minus 3 degrees. northern africa, quite a bit of clouds. rain pours out years as well as -- rain appear in algiers as well as in tunis. also remaking its way here, low clouds as well. temperature's only getting into the middle teens. toward cairo, only reaching 23 degrees. down toward central portions of africa, we will be seeing mostly clear conditions, but we are seeing some clouds here. along the coastal regions, saturday, january 26 at 8:00 p.m. >> headlines here now on al jazeera. china calling for restraint after north korea announces further nuclear testing. the u.s. defense secretary is set to lift the ban on women in contact -- in combat. that means they will be able to serve on the frontlines and potentially lead commando teams. spain's unemployment rate hit 26.2% at the end of last year. almost 6 million people are out of work. there are new pictures from last week's hostage crisis in algeria. a local journalis
. this will cause a big problem there. towards athens, it will be mostly cloudy with a lot of rain in the forecast prepared a high temperatures will reach 14 degrees prepar. flooding has been a major situation here over the last few days. we will see clearing. most of the clouds are toward the north. across mozambique, a lot of water standing across the region. 15,000 people have had to be evacuated. the river. the banks in south africa causing flooding. some of the roads are impassable. some of the bridges are out. this will cause a major problem. we do expect to see drier conditions over the next couple days. johannesburg will have a sunny day at 26. >> welcome back. let's recap headlines. and we're getting reports of iraqi at least five protesters have been killed and 40 wounded in scuffles between the army and worshippers near fallujah. the violence began after the police blocked anti-government protesters from entering the city. these are live pictures coming in as crowds gathered in tahrir square to mark the second anniversary of revolution. opposition groups are planning and an anti-governm
out just this afternoon. on the 800 block of athens street in the excelsior district. the fire department says the blaze started on the lower floor of a two story home. smoke reached the top floor where an elderly was staying all alone. the fire department says he already suffers from breathing problems. and, that he took in a lot of smoke. but he survived -- in serious condition. he was rushed to general hospital. >> we trained, and we train, and we train for this and it makes it all worthwhile. for the risk we've to not take risks without the rewards and knowing that this was at stake it was all worth it. >> the cause of the fire is still under investigation. right now, investigators say its unclear if the home has working smoke detectors. >> a deadly fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern brazil early sunday. hundreds of people died. that story coming up next. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [
trains were not running in athens, either. another strike in greece in protest to deeply unpopular austerity measures. weather it is public transport workers or doctors, people are fed up with falling standards of living and cuts to wages. more than a quarter of the greek work force is now unemployed. >> we oppose planned cutbacks, and we want them canceled. we want collective agreements signed any back pay we are owed. employment conditions must meet the needs of the workers. >> it is unlikely these demands will be met soon. the greek government's hands are tied. public coffers are empty. more protests loom. unions have called a general strike in three weeks time. >> a little bit of sports news for you now -- he is one of the most famous footballers our time and he has played all over the world, but now david beckham is moving to france. >> the 37-year-old midfielder has signed a five-month contract with paris st. germain, currently top of the french league. beckham says he will be donating his salary to charity. nice move there. >> very nice. >> somehow i have to believe the move
their forces during the drill. people in athens started their new year without metro or train services as workers go on strike. they oppose further cuts and their inclusions in the single payroll. seven charity workers, six women have been killed in a drive by shooting in northwest pakistan. police say they were shot dead by gunmen on motorbikes. all of the victims are said to be pakistani citizens. >> unfortunately aide workers have been targeted in the past. health workers, nine of them were shot done. they have all been involved in pakistan's polio vaccination drive. at that time they did not say they carried out the attacks but they have been spreading rumors and suspicions for many years now saying that somehow these health workers are working for a western agenda by gathering intelligence or sterilizing muse limb children. there were seven workers all working at this children's community center that just finished a shift, they were getting into their van and driving off. it was sprayed with bullets. of them were women teach ares, two of them were health workers. >> at least two p
there towards the eastern mediterranean. your temperatures in athens 16 for your high. to start off your weekend milder in the west in london and paris. that system comes in moving warm air from the south both looking at 11 for your high on your friday. let's take a look over towards japan here first where we have this system pushing overhead. bringing rain across much of the country. seeing showers around tokyo. heavy rain showers and do not be surprised if through the overnight hours some of the higher elevations you see some flyers, snow that rain changes over to snow even in the tokyo metro area. might be a flake or two coming down the system. nothing accumulating. on saturday a break in the activity but then on sunday another system is going to be working its way out of china. first move over corre korea. then working its way into japan. seoul on saturday 3 degrees for your high. beijing at minus 4. japan is the holiday week coming up here going into your new year. let's see what it will look like. saturday cloudy skies. sunday rain moving in. at least on new year's eve here and going into
in stockholm with frigid minus 15 in stockholm. not any problems temperaturewise in athens. 16 degrees. up to double figures in rome as well as lisbon. here's your extended forecast. >>> people are mourning the loss of a renowned japanese film director. a crowd gathered at a temple in tokyo to say good-bye to oshima. ♪ he died last tuesday of pneumonia. he was 80. about 700 people attended the funeral. the director of farewelled with the theme music from "merry christmas, mr. lawrence," one of his best-known films. sack motto composed the piece and starred in the film was among the mourners. the author of designed in the sign of "the ceremony," also an oshimi film. it was decorated with white flowers and his favorite hat and scarf were placed inside his coffin. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
6 in kiev. still warm in athens. i think that's going to drop as we see cooler air spill into the southeast. out toward the west too in london with 3 degrees in paris. here's your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us.
-block of athens street just before 1:00 this morning. the flames were out in less than 25 minutes but not before doing $400,000 in damage to the two-story home. >>> freezing temperatures overnight created hidden dangers on some bay area roads. black ice. in the north bay, a toyota tundra ended up on its side this morning. the driver satisfies he was going less than 30 miles an hour on petaluma boulevard when he lost control and ran off the road. he wasn't seriously hurt. >>> in the east bay, the chp says black ice caused two crashes on san pablo dam road between richmond and orinda. they happened within about 100 feet of each other. no one was injured. >>> and it's another cold night getting under way. roberta gonzales with more on what to expect if you're heading out for some celebrating tonight. >> you just mentioned the cold temperatures but we also have rain back in the picture, as well. let's fire it up. it's live high-def doppler radar green on the screen meaning you need an umbrella. but look, ominous as this appears, it's really just trailing off the coast and will skim th
the streets of athens? the people, time in his resistance who fought valiantly against the nazis. the british were relentless. people say look what stalin did in poland, he broke the yalta. i don't believe he broke yalta. look what the british did. no one ever points to that. then what we did increase in the cold war period, the early cold war period in the truman doctrine, 47-49. we had a american advisers early vietnam were already over increase. that's jumping ahead of the british goal is truly -- but back to metaframe, go on to the oil regions. beyond that, it is crucial to churchill. then beyond that he gets singapore back. he gets the far east. it is the richest resource in the world. not us. so that becomes -- it's not a subplot. it is a key plot. >> three parts cold war ended beginning. most americans have no idea and they have no idea what role the british were playing. but relative -- roosevelt did and roosevelt was very, very critical of the british empire as was the vice president from 41-45, henry wallace. he wanted to dismantle the british empire, dismantle the french embark, th
corrupted by the athens. it is an f. us that aims for at political and social elected us in on the one hand, and moral anarchy on the other. you cannot win, but they can make us all losers. to meditate on the meaning of this great contest, we've assembled a distinguished panel of chambers intellectual and moral affairs. you berkowitz is the current senior fellow at the hoovery/ institution where he chairs theo hoover task force on national security and law, and co-chairsk the hoover task force on the virtues of a free society. in the past he served as an associate professor at george mason university school of law, and an assistant and associate professor at harvard university. he is the author of virtue and the making of modern liberalism. he holds a jd and a ph.d inñs political science from thisvç institution, an m.a. from hebrew university of jerusalem, and a ba in english literature from swarthmore college. norman podhoretz -- i feel silly introducing these people -- norman podhoretz served as editor-in-chief of "commentary" magazine from 1960-1995, and is their current editor at larg
bad as all that. and the other lohr was, of course, the athens effie's house , well-known to a lot of people. and jack in this book, and his voice, a wonderful story of the evening. i won't say any more about that. [laughter] >> i met check a couple of times, but he does a number that. i remember it immensely. in fact, one of them, mr. president, you will appreciate this. we don't need to go into it, but there was a certain canted for governor in 1966 that i was getting some attention to. we had a youth leader retreat. brought a lot of people all over the state to the american a top. downtown atlanta appeared you worked out of the plaza. i had a pilot. but jack came and spoke to that group. that wonderful crewcut. i actually have a picture summer of my sisters trying to find jack speaking at that. but my first real encounter is not the most pleasant. after president carter was elected president his attorney general, for whom i was working directly was in a very contentious hearing for confirmation, a senate hearing. reporters were going crazy. my instructions was no press could ask
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